Life-Long Eustis Resident: Glen G. Stombaugh, age 74 (1939-2014)

Glen G. Stombaugh, 74, of Eustis, Nebraska, died on January 8th, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska.

He was born January 28th, 1939, at Buhl, Idaho, to Clifford and Helen (Heater) Stombaugh. He attended school in Eustis until the 8th grade and then returned to work on the farm.

Glen was united in marriage to Wilma Hazen on September 11th, 1960, at Farnam United Methodist Church. They farmed south of Farnam, Nebraska and then moved to Eustis in 1969.

Glen first worked at Co-op Elevators and KW Motors. He and Wilma owned and operated Glen's Garage from 1971 until 1979, then worked at KN Energy until his retirement in 2001. Following  Wilma’s death on February 23rd, 2001, Glen married Shirley Horn on August 20th, 2005, at the Evangelical Free Church in Lexington, Nebraska. They made their home in Eustis. Glen had been a long term member of the Eustis Volunteer Fire Deptartment & Rescue Squad. He and Shirley attended Parkview Baptist Church in Lexington. Although retired, he continued to work daily for fertilizer companies and area farmers.

He is survived by his wife Shirley of Eustis; his children, Keith (Tami) Stombaugh of Cozad, Nebraska, Nancy (Ray) Westphal of Farnam, Cheri (Jeff) Bromander of Eustis;  grandchildren, Ann (DJ), Ranae (Kevin), Randy, Tristan, Hannah and Dannyl; great-grandchildren, Kylee, Donald, Jessa, Mickala, Ryann, Whitney and Wyatt;  three brothers, Clyde (Laveda) Stombaugh of Cozad, Earl (Judy) Stombaugh of Buffalo Gap, SD, Jay (Sharon) Stombaugh of Lexington; sisters June Easterday of Eustis and Opal Easterday of Buhl, Idaho;  sister-in-law Irene Hilker of Axtell. Shirley's children and grandchildren that loved Glen, Connie (Ron) Lousberg of Greeley, Colorado, Rhonda (Roger) Shaner of Lexington, Tammy (Todd) Schultz of Brady and Angie (Neil) Jones of Kearney;  Ethan, Evan, Anthony, Tara (Robert), Justin (Christyne), Alex and Roree.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Wilma; sisters Lila Whaley and Verna Ercoli; and brother-in-law Bill Hilker.

Services will be held Wednesday, January 15th, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Eustis.

Burial will be at the Westview Cemetery in Eustis.

Memorials are suggested to the Eustis Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad.

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Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad is in charge of arrangements.


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